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Table 5 The radiographic and computed tomographic lung information such as the number of cats, lesion distribution, lesion pattern, the number of nodules, location, and size in twenty mammary gland adenocarcinoma affected cats

From: The evaluation of non-anesthetic computed tomography for detection of pulmonary parenchyma in feline mammary gland carcinoma: a preliminary study

Lung metastasis   Radiograph Computed tomography
Number of cats   7/20
(35.0 %)
10/20
(50.0 %)
Distribution of nodules    
  Focal lesion 4/7
(57.1 %)
3/10
(30.0 %)
  Diffuse lesion 3/7
(42.9 %)
7/10
(70.0 %)
Lesional pattern    
  Ill-defined nodules 7/20
(35.0 %)
10/20
(50.0 %)
  Lung consolidation without a nodule 1/20
(5.0 %)
0/20
(0 %)
Number of nodules   16 65
Location of nodules    
  Right cranial compartment 2/16
(12.5 %)
11/65
(16.9 %)
  Right middle compartment 5/16
(31.2 %)
8/65
(12.3 %)
  Right caudal compartment 3/16
(18.7 %)
20/65
(30.7 %)
  Left cranial
compartment
0/16
(0 %)
7/65
(10.7 %)
  Left middle
compartment
0/16
(0 %)
6/65
(9.2 %)
  Left caudal
compartment
6/16
(37.5 %)
13/65
(20.0 %)
Size of nodules (mm)   5.8 ± 2.2
(2.5–10.2)
3.8 ± 1.9
(1.0-8.4)